Ansel Elgort, Miles Teller, Harry Styles & More Up For Role Of Elvis In Baz Luhrmann’s Upcoming Biopic

The Playlist | 7/2/2019 | Charles Barfield
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With rock biopics being all the rage right now, it was only a matter of time before someone tackled the life of Elvis Presley yet again. Already covered in numerous films, Elvis isn’t someone that immediately jumps out at you as a subject in desperate need of a biopic. But when you have actor Tom Hanks already signed on and director Baz Luhrmann attached, we’re intrigued. But you still have to find a good Elvis.

According to Deadline, Luhrmann has narrowed down his choices for the lead role, and he’s got quite a list in mind. The group of actors includes Ansel Elgort, Miles Teller, Austin Butler, and Harry Styles. All of which would make for some very interesting versions of Elvis Presley.

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The film is said to focus specifically on the relationship between a young Elvis and his legendary manager Colonel Tom Parker, who will be played by Hanks. So, it would appear that Luhrmann is looking for a younger Elvis to occupy the role.

Elgort, of course, is probably best known for his roles...
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